The Best Way To Play NuStar Energy L.P. (NS) Right Now

    GREEHEY WILLIAM E, Director, added 68,075 shares of NuStar Energy L.P. (NS) to its portfolio at the rate of $28.38 per share valuing $1,931,907 on May 14. The insider has now 9,114,751 shares of the company to its portfolio. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of NuStar Energy L.P. (NS) was $27.33. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $28.02, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $28.71. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $26.83 and a 2nd Support Level at $26.33. NuStar Energy L.P. (NS) stock has lost -$1.71, or -5.89%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have lost -$0.74, or -2.64%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has risen by $0.35, or 1.30%. This year-to-date, NuStar Energy L.P. (NS) shares have gained $6.40, or 30.58%.

    Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For NuStar Energy L.P. (NS) stock, 50% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Hold .” Meanwhile, 50% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Buy .” Looking further ahead, 100 – 200 Day MACD Oscillator % of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “.”

    With 107,763 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $3,050,771K. NuStar Energy L.P. (NS) generates $1,962 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $205,790 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of 2.74%, a 3-Year Total Return of -44.26%, and a 5-year Total Return of -57.56%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is -33.79%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.600 per share on 08/06/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 8.48%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 2.40.

    In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Mar-19, NuStar Energy L.P. (NS) reported earnings of $0.47 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.36 per share, representing a 0.11 difference and 29.09% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Dec-18, the reported earnings of -$0.31 represented a -0.47 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.16 per share, which was a 291.83% surprise.

    For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 06/2019, the average earnings estimate is $0.19 per share. This estimate came from a total of 5 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.37 and the low estimate was $0.03. In the year-ago quarter, NuStar Energy L.P. (NS) generated per-share earnings of $0.15. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be +26.67%.

    Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 1 purchases (68,075 shares in total) and 1 sale (12,000 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 9 insider buys amounting to 161,409 shares and 14 insider sales amounting to 69,770 shares. In the past full year, 35 insider purchases were made (involving 500,843 shares) and 47 insider sell-offs equivalent to 115,046 shares.

    Moving onto liquidity, NuStar Energy L.P. (NS) has a Current Ratio of 0.63, a Quick Ratio of 0.55 and a Cash Ratio of 0.04. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 110.94, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 52.59, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 49.21. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 207.27 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 52.28.